Re: First Beowulf cluster. Some pointers?
Eray Ozkural (exa) (firstname.lastname@example.org) said:
> Viral and I have been talking about it. now that 2.4.x is out and usable
> we might start producing some results. One thing that bugs me is
> whether debian kernel module packages can be done for 2.4.x?
I don't think the kernel modules will be your big problem: rather,
it's the kernel patching that makes it tough. lm_sensors, for
example, has a module-only option, which makes packaging it a bit
easier (download lm_sensors-source, rebuild against your kernel, go),
but even that becomes a pain. (as long as i rebuild, why not install
from source altogether?).
I don't know of other debian packages that distribue kernel patches.
Sistina just gives up and distribues a whole kernel with their debian
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